FHP: 2 shot by unknown driver on I-4 in Volusia County

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a shooting on Interstate 4 in Volusia County.


The shooting happened around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday on eastbound I-4, not far from Saxon Boulevard.

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident before later handing the investigation over to FHP.

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Troopers said the shooting happened near mile marker 112 in Deltona.

All eastbound lanes of I-4 were shut down for several hours Wednesday night for an investigation.

Troopers said a driver inside of a black SUV or pickup truck flashed their high-beam lights while behind the victims who then moved from the left lane to the center lane of the interstate.

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When the other driver passed the victims they shot them through the driver’s window.

One round struck the 61-year-old driver and 19-year-old passenger, troopers said.

Investigators said two people, both from Tennessee, were taken to a hospital for treatment.

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Troopers said anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call FHP at 407-737-2213 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

Channel 9 is working to gather more details and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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